Environmentally Conscious Flame Retardants: What’s New?

(DGIwire) – Flame retardants (FRs) are a critical safety component, particularly in the textile industry, because they can help protect bedding, decorative fabrics, automotive fabrics and outdoor fabrics, as well as military and workwear. However, the quest has been on for a newer and more environmentally conscious set of chemicals. According to the Environmental Protection […]

A TENDR Approach to Reducing Kids’ Exposure to Toxic Flame Retardants

(DGIwire) – Every day, people are exposed to a variety of chemicals found in common household items. According to The New York Times, a growing body of research suggests many of these chemicals—including those used to make upholstery and other items less flammable—may pose a threat to the developing brain. Now a unique coalition of […]

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